Tag: College of Health Professions


Spring 2024 Health Professions Magazine Highlights Mission of Training Health Care Leaders

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The College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is committed to cultivating the next generation of leaders in health care. In the Spring 2024 issue of Health Professions Magazine, this mission is demonstrated through stories of the successes of the college’s ambitious students, dedicated faculty, and accomplished alumni. Surviving Brain… Read More


College of Health Professions Launches Program to Mentor Students on Health Career Paths

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions recently launched the 2024 Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) National Ambassadors Program, an initiative to connect students with mentors in the fields of medical laboratory science, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. The HCOP National Ambassadors Program is made possible through a $3.2 million award… Read More


Spring 2023 Health Professions Magazine Showcases College’s Impact

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The Spring 2023 issue of the College of Health Professions Magazine details the great strides the college has made in the past year and highlights the many ways the faculty, staff, students, and alumni are making an impact in communities across Tennessee. A New Home See how the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center’s new space… Read More


Pathologists’ Assistant Program Provides New Pathway for Health Professions Students

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In January, the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center began offering one of 12 master’s degree programs for pathologists’ assistants in the country. It was a years-long effort for the college, and it came at the perfect time for student Jasmine Becton, a Memphis native.  “There were no programs… Read More


94 Degrees Awarded at UTHSC’s 2022 Winter Commencement

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently held its Winter Commencement ceremony at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, graduating 94 future health care professionals. “You are a particularly special class because you have graduated in spite of and during a global pandemic,” Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, said in presiding at the ceremony.… Read More


UTHSC to Graduate 94 Students in 2022 Winter Commencement Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its Winter Commencement ceremony on Monday, December 12, at 10 a.m., at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Degrees will be awarded to 94 graduating students, including 17 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 9 from the College of Health Professions, 30 from the… Read More


UTHSC College of Dentistry Alumna Tapped as Host for National Dental Conference

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The stage at the American Dental Association’s 2022 SmileCon in Houston was a long way from the North Memphis neighborhood where UT Health Science Center alumna Christina Rosenthal, DDS, MPH, grew up. The national spotlight as a host of the prestigious dental convention did not come for Dr. Rosenthal without a lot of hard work,… Read More


Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy, Health Informatics Concentration, Has First Graduate

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April Insco, PhD, RHIA, CHDA, CPHI, CCS, has the distinction of being the first student to graduate from the UTHSC Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy (IHOP) program with a concentration in health informatics. “Completing a doctoral degree is a major accomplishment in itself, but to be the first one in this concentration makes me… Read More